'The Toilet of Venus' ('The Rokeby Venus'), 1647-1651. Artist: Diego Velázquez

'The Toilet of Venus' ('The Rokeby Venus'), 1647-1651.  Artist: Diego Velázquez

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'The Toilet of Venus' ('The Rokeby Venus'), 1647-1651. Venus, the goddess of love, was the most beautiful of the goddesses, and was regarded as a personification of female beauty. She is shown here with her son Cupid, who holds up a mirror for her to look both at herself and at the viewer. From the collection of the National Gallery, London, England.


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  1. Diego Velazquez, attributed to: Spanish: Artist, painter

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Religion & Belief Mythology

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 5138x3399
File Size : 51,165kb


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  1. H119057.tif
  1. 0510001439
  1. 1-154-654
  1. 1154654
  1. 1439
  1. H119057.tif

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